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16 Aug
2016

£12,000 prizes on offer for county cricket coverage

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The England and Wales Cricket Board, together with the Cricket Writers’ Club, has opened entries for young journalists, broadcasters and regional newspapers for the County Cricket Journalism Awards

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27 Jul
2016

Beaumont and Francis head Rugby Expo speakers

This year's Rugby Expo takes place in Coventry this year

Speakers at this year’s Rugby Expo, being staged in Coventry for the first time, include Bill Beaumont, who will deliver a keynote address ahead of taking over as chairman of World Rugby

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23 Jun
2016

Media advisory: Rio Olympic medal targets, Jul 14

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This will be the final update from UK Sport ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics

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22 Jun
2016

Media advisory: Discover Your Gold, Jul 12

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UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport (EIS) will be launching a new, multi-sport talent identification campaign searching for future champions in a wide range of Olympic and Paralympic sports

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20 Jun
2016

Euros’ press centres as deflating as match balls

French cuisine: Hack's cheese sandwich (or what passed for a cheese sandwich) in the press centre

If you thought the tournament footballs deflating, the French pitches too leaden and the crowd-control non-existent, then you ought to take a look at the sandwiches on offer in the press centres at Euro 2016. One football hack has been blogging from France since the tournament started, and can be guaranteed not to make a meal of tonight’s England match

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16 Jun
2016

Hopps: ‘Regional press has given up on county cricket’

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“The world for a cricket writer in England, beyond the international circuit, is an unforgiving one, and the resilience and talent of those who find a way to survive is deeply impressive”

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11 Jun
2016

Bolasie asks questions of sportswriter Winter

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19:  Journalist and football pundit Henry Winter now working for The Times newspaper working in the press box during the Emirates FA Cup match between Aston Villa and Wycombe Wanderers at Villa Park on January 19, 2016 in Birmingham, England.  (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Henry Winter, The Times football writer, had the tables turned on him before Euro 2016 kicked off, with Crystal Palace midfielder Yannick Bolassie asking the journalist the questions

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1 Jun
2016

Rugby writers elect Mockford as first woman chair

Sarah Mockford: RUWC's vice chair

Magazine deputy editor Sarah Mockford has become the first woman to chair the Rugby Union Writers’Club

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24 May
2016

Hockey’s Danson leads way for stars on Lottery duty

Hockey's Alex Danson received the SJA Committee Award from Sarah Juggins. There was poignancy when Dabson spoke about two recent tragedies in her sport, hockey

British sports stars who are funded by The National Lottery have given more than 17,000 volunteering appearances in schools and communities since 2012 alongside their training for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics

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17 May
2016

Yorkshire media manager lands new job with ECB

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Danny Reuben has joined the England and Wales Cricket Board as head of team communications

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